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Author Topic: Which Peco track and turnout?  (Read 411 times)

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Offline Pjlons83

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Re: Which Peco track and turnout?
« Reply #15 on: October 07, 2018, 08:33:02 pm »
Just a quick thank you to those that helped!  :NGF:



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Re: Which Peco track and turnout?
« Reply #16 on: October 07, 2018, 09:43:31 pm »
Looking good.  By the way, if you buy the  standard Peco motor PL10 (not PL10-E) then the rod will be the correct length to locate in the tie-bar if you're attaching directly to the point, without sticking up too much and requiring trimming.

When you come to trim the rod,  DON'T use a cutting disk (you'll melt the tie-bar) and DON'T use your best track cutters as you'll damage them. You'll need some decent strong cutters. To be honest if you are having to trim the rod it's best to offer up the motor, mark the rod and remove again while you cut it - but a bit late now you've bent the tabs!
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